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PBC News & Comment: Arizona Convicts “Domestic Terror” Suspect Who Feds Declined to Prosecute

Reporter Beau Hodai reveals how Arizona prosecuted teen who had been groomed by FBI informants but feds refused to charge…–Hodai’s story in The Progressive is here

–respected professor and UN monitor Richard Falk co-authors open letter to UN Ambassador Haley, who slammed Falk’s report on Israeli apartheid policies

–French intelligence report says “chemical signature” proves that Assad forces were responsible for April 4 chemical incident in Syria

–Turkey bombs US allies in Syria, because they are Kurdish

–Turkey purges 1,000 police officers accused of supporting Gulen

NY Times details how the Turkish referendum was manipulated

–Trump fumes at 9th Circuit over hold placed on sanctuary city exec, the the 9th Circuit hasn’t actually ruled on it

–in Mexican congress, foreign minister slams the proposed border wall as “hostile” and “an absolute waste of money”

–Trump promised tax cut details today, but we get more leaks without the full picture or projections of cost, and a teaser for average taxpayers

–Rod Rosenstein is confirmed as #2 Justice official, is expected to manage Trump-Russia investigation

–Obama accepts $400,000 speaking fee from Wall St. firm

–Ann Coulter finally cancels speech at UC Berkeley

–furry critter that had been expected to become world’s biggest rabbit dies on United flight